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4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open

Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day made the wrong kind of history at the U.S. Open . But the world's top three missed the cut - the first time that has happened at a major since the rankings began in 1986. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an eight". "Yeah, it was a bit of a roller coaster". Johnson struggled with his putting throughout the day, which included four bogeys. Read More

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The wrong kind of US Open history

Open. The 24-year-old Thomas eagled the par-5 18th for just the fifth 63 in U.S. Open history. This might have been more than anyone was expecting. The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, just a month after his son was born. Only a half-dozen of them have even experienced Sunday contention in golf's biggest events. Read More

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Kevin Durant's mom was one proud Black mama at National Basketball Association finals

For one, instead of Harrison Barnes, who averaged less than 10 points per game in last year's Finals, the Warriors upgraded to Kevin Durant , whose 34.3 points per game average might have him in line for Finals MVP. Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook. "Probably more than anybody will ever know but him", Myers said. Read More

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Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

They are still about three hours away from teeing off. It was only past year at Oakmont that Andrew Landry, who had to make it through two stages of qualifying to get into his first U.S. The common denominator among them? Everyone has to start somewhere, and that's been the case for the last six majors, all won by players who had never won a Grand Slam event before. Read More

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Aidy Boothroyd wants more from England Under-21s

Aidy Boothroyd wants more from England Under-21s

The Young Lions had to rely on a late penalty save from Jordan Pickford to keep their clean sheet in tact, something which the Arsenal man says is a positive ahead of Monday's game with Slovakia . "Like I say, I can relax now, not worrying about anything". "Last season was my first in the Premier League so to get this opportunity with Everton now, to be able to go forward with my career and show everyone what I can do with Everton is unbelievable", Pickford told Everton's website. Read More

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Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade

So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. Best of all for the Warriors, as long as Kevin Durant takes a few million less than the max this offseason, Golden State can keep their entire core intact for at least 2017-18. It was the second parade in three seasons for the Warriors, who wrapped up their latest crown by finishing off a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Every time I come back I see a lot of people I have good relationships with, that's why it's hard to compare to another tournament. "I had too many problems on my knee, so I was not able to practice at all". He went on to reach his second consecutive final, where he became the first player to defeat Roger Federer in a Grand Slam final in 2006. Wawrinka at least forced Nadal to serve out the set but that proved to be no problem, with the Swiss destroying his racket when he missed a ... Read More

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Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Mickey Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Mickey Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

Virat Kohli's knack of dealing with the expectations of 600 million cricket-crazy India supporters will be put to the test as never before in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan . "They've beaten sides that looked really strong against them, but the belief just showed on the field [with] the way they played together as a team", he told reporters after Thursday's game. Read More

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Cars towed, citations issued after Warriors win

Cars towed, citations issued after Warriors win

The Golden State Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers . With all of the Warriors' big guns healthy, the Cavaliers understand where they stand. Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these Finals. Read More

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Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

There was still time for further drama, though, and Kane found the net more than two minutes into stoppage-time to salvage a point for England , who remain unbeaten in the section. Speaking after the final whistle, Kane suggested that he and his team were content with the outcome of the match, which leaves England three points clear at the top of their World Cup qualifying group. Read More

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Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August

Floyd Mayweather confirms Conor McGregor boxing match in Las Vegas in August

McGregor is UFC's only simultaneous two-division champion. "We have been in negotiations for a while", White told American sports broadcaster ESPN. 'Conor is the pound-for-pound best fighter in mixed martial arts and Mayweather is the pound-for-pound best boxer. The event is expected to be a pay-for-view blockbuster, and organizers are hoping it can challenge the 4.6 million pay-per-view buys for Mayweather-Pacquiao. Read More

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Donnarumma rejects new AC Milan contract

Donnarumma rejects new AC Milan contract

Juventus "have a duty" to make an approach for AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma should he become available, according to general director Giuseppe Marotta . "He is a talent". "It is becoming increasingly hard for clubs to handle these situations". Another player who could arrive at Juventus is Costa, and Marotta said Bayern had given them permission to speak to the winger. Read More

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Four tied for lead in US Open

The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots that led to his sensational finish. Casey sandwiched a pair of bogeys around his triple during a four-hole stretch of the back nine. The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. World number one Johnson becomes the ninth player to miss the cut having won the USGA's blue ribbon event 12 months previous. Read More

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Trump tweets again, in defense of his tweeting

Trump tweets again, in defense of his tweeting

The president's tweet appeared to confirm a Washington Post report that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice . "The committee needs to have an opportunity to question the attorney general about the department's policies and priorities", the California Democrat wrote in a letter to Judiciary Committee chairman Charles Grassley. Read More

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Pakistan defy all odds, cruise to Champions Trophy final after outshining England

Sarfraz rescued Pakistan with an unbeaten 61 after they collapsed against Sri Lanka but, two days on, there was no repeat of that batting slump. "I'm very happy as a captain". "We've played some really good cricket throughout the whole of this summer, and it was frustrating not being able to do it (this time)". "Great cricket in this tournament, and we weren't anywhere close to it today". Read More

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Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

He recovered to drain a 13-foot birdie putt on the par-three 13th, but thereafter was unable to build any momentum over the remainder of the opening nine holes. The quartet are seven under at Erin Hills after a Friday that saw Japan's Hideki Matsuyama surge up a congested leaderboard with a stunning seven-under 65, while the world's top-ranked players were unable to stage recoveries. Read More

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Deputy AG Rosenstein: 'Be skeptical' of anonymous sources

On Wednesday the Post reported that five unnamed sources said Mueller is investigating whether Trump obstructed justice by seeking to end a probe of a former top national security adviser and firing FBI Director James Comey , and The New York Times used unnamed sources to report that Mueller had requested interviews with three top intelligence officials. Read More

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Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight, but scoring conditions were far from easy as the likes of former champion Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood tried to move into contention. "Out here I'm just thinking a lot about my stroke, stance, stuff you would rather not be thinking about, you'd rather think about line of pace". The Englishman began the day one shot behind Fowler and quickly joined the American at the top of the leaderboard. Read More

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We're Here For Draymond Green And LeBron James Trolling Each Other

We're Here For Draymond Green And LeBron James Trolling Each Other

After being labelled all season as one of the greatest teams ever assembled, they fulfilled their destiny and bulldozed every team that stood in their way, finishing with a 4-1 demolition of the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers . " You started the super team, bro! ". Jefferson added , "I was on the team when they drafted Draymond". "I've been waiting for awhile, just coming up with ideas". Read More

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Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. His U.S. Open results are less crummy but still: T35, T14, Cut. It won't be Dustin Johnson . The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots that led to his sensational finish. He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. Read More

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Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight, but scoring conditions were far from easy as the likes of former champion Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood tried to move into contention. Yeah, I was in the hay too much over the last couple of days". Day had never missed a cut at the US Open and suffered his first weekend off at the majors since the 2012 US PGA Championship. Read More

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Freeland pitches 6 solid innings, Rockies beat Giants 5-1

Freeland pitches 6 solid innings, Rockies beat Giants 5-1

After falling behind 9-1 to the Rockies by the seventh inning, the Giants stormed back to tie the game-only to ultimately fall short, as Colorado walked off with a run in the bottom of the ninth. "I hesitated a split-second and I think that was the difference between me being safe and out", he said. It came after the Giants made it a one-run game in the top of the inning on Hunter Pence's groundout. Read More

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NBA Draft 2017 Rumors: More Teams Eyeing Lakers' Top Pick Josh Jackson?

NBA Draft 2017 Rumors: More Teams Eyeing Lakers' Top Pick Josh Jackson?

Is there a limit to how far the Sixers should go to make a deal that would land them the top prospect, but also strengthen a team that will be their top rival in the Eastern Conference for years to come? L.A. But sources confirmed Friday night that the Sixers, who now have the third pick, were in advanced talks with the Celtics for a swap. Rumblings indicated the Celtics could be using the draft choices from the Sixers to try to acquire Bulls scorer Jimmy Butler . Read More

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Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final

Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final

India are the favourites, having launched their title-defence with a 124-run thrashing of Pakistan at Birmingham's Edgbaston on June 4. With technology helping and gambling being legal in the United Kingdom, around Rs 2,000 crore will be wagered on Sunday's Champion's Trophy final between Indian and Pakistan , according to estimates by the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). Read More

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India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

Earlier this month, Indian news channel Zee News said it's not covering Pakistan and India games in support of Indian soldiers. "Definitely Sunday's game is a big game as this is the first final between us since 2007 and there is never a boring moment in an Indo-Pakistan game, so we want to change that", said Azhar. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or !

Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or !

Rodriguez was not even used in the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid and played just seven minutes off the bench in the quarter-final first leg win over Bayern Munich. "We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid , for me, for the players, for our families". "(Zidane) said that we need to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in the first half after our goal", Modric told reporters. Read More

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US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

The 24-year-old's score is the lowest in relation to par in the history of the US Open , surpassing the eight-under 63 carded by Johnny Miller to win at Oakmont in 1973. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . "I was in the hay too much over the last couple of days", Day said. "Someone has a very good chance of ending up with their first major tomorrow", Fowler said. Read More

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